Police Commissioner William Bratton

Heroin overdose kit (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

NYPD Officers To Carry Heroin Overdose Antidotes

Thousands of New York City police officers should soon be carrying emergency antidotes to help deal with the recent spike in heroin overdoses.

05/27/2014

Guns seized in Brooklyn bust. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Officials: NYPD Busts Georgia-To-Brooklyn Gun Trafficking Operation

A Georgia man, his wife and other family members have been charged with selling 155 guns, including an AR-15 assault rifle and other automatic weapons, transported in road trips up the Interstate 95 corridor over seven months to an undercover police officer in Brooklyn, authorities announced Wednesday.

04/30/2014

People take pictures with the Wall Street bull on March 26, 2014. (credit: earthcam.com)

NYPD Removes Barricades From Wall Street Bull

The bull had been penned in since September 2011, when police feared the sculpture would be targeted by Occupy Wall Street protesters. During one protest, demonstrators chanted, “Take the bull!”

03/26/2014

Bill Bratton.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Arrests Of Subway Panhandlers, Peddlers Triple Under New Police Commissioner

According to police transit statistics, there were 274 arrests between Jan. and March 2. During the same period last year, 90 panhandlers and peddlers were arrested.

03/07/2014

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, Rep. Jose Serrano, Police Commissioner William Bratton and others introduce a bill mandating kill switches in smartphones (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Bronx Congressman Proposes Law Mandating ‘Kill Switches’ In Smartphones

Bronx Rep. Jose Serrano is proposing a federal law that would “essentially mandate what we’re seeking the manufacturers to do voluntarily,” Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Monday.

03/03/2014

Police are searching for these three suspects in connection with a robbery at a Cartier store on Fifth Avenue. (Credit: NYPD

2 Arrests In Brazen Fifth Avenue Cartier Store Smash-And-Grab Heist; Police Seek 3 More Suspects

Five suspects with hammers entered the store at the corner of Fifth Avenue and 52nd Street at about 12:30 p.m. Thursday and used hammers to smash open a glass display case.

01/31/2014

Opponents of the New York Police Department’s controversial 'stop-and-frisk' policy rally on January 27, 2012 in the Bronx. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Mayor De Blasio Drops NYC’s Appeal Of Ruling Ordering Changes To Stop & Frisk

A judge ruled last year that the New York Police Department had discriminated against blacks and Hispanics with how it went about stopping, questioning and sometimes frisking people on the street.

01/30/2014

Confetti falls throughout Times Square during the New Years Eve celebration on January 1, 2014 in New York City. An estimated one million revelers from around the world endured long hours of cold weather to have a front seat to this year's star studded celebration. (Photo by Christopher Gregory/Getty Images)

New Year, New Mayor, And New Administration For New York City

New York City welcomed 2014 with a crowd of over a million in Times Square early Wednesday morning – and a new mayor and administration starting a new page in city history.

01/01/2014